Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears: Line and Betting Trends for Week 15

Written by on November 27, 2020

Oddsmakers project the Chicago Bears (5-5) to be competitive in their attempt to break their four-game losing streak, as they are just 1.5-point underdogs in a matchup with the Minnesota Vikings (4-6) on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The point total is set at 38.5.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 20, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium
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Betting Information

Vikings vs Bears Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Vikings -1.5 -125 -125 38.5 -142 -111 -142 -111

Vikings Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has put together a 6-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Vikings are just 2-3 ATS when favored by at least 1.5 points.
  • Most of Minnesota’s games this year — seven out of 10 — have gone over the point total (70%).
  • The Vikings have put an average of 26.4 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 5.5 more than the 20.9 the Bears have surrendered in each contest.
  • When they meet or outpace their scoring average this season, Minnesota is 3-3 and 4-2 against the spread.
  • Chicago is 3-2 overall and 2-3 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 20.9 points.
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Bears Betting Insights

  • Most of Chicago’s games this year — seven out of 10 — have not gone over the point total (70%).
  • Chicago is 5-5 against the spread.
  • The Bears are just 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least 1.5 points.
  • The Bears have averaged 8.7 fewer points per game this season (19.1) than the Vikings have allowed (27.8).
  • Chicago is 4-1 overall and 5-0 against the spread when they score at least 19.1 points this season.
  • When Minnesota allows opposing offenses to put 27.8 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 4-1 overall and 5-0 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Vikings vs Bears
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Bears (+1.5) Over (38.5) Vikings 24 Bears 23

Total Facts

  • The Vikings and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s over/under (38.5 points) in 90% of their games this year (nine of 10 opportunities).
  • The Bears have played in six games this year (out of 10 total matchups — 60% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 38.5 points.
  • The Vikings and the Bears combine to average 7.0 more points per game than the total of 38.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 48.7 points per game, 10.2 more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The average point total for Vikings games this year is 15.7 more points than the over/under of 38.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Bears this season is 1.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Vikings vs Bears: Last 5 Meetings

Chicago has an edge against Minnesota in the past five matchups between these two squads, putting together a 4-1 record in those games. The Vikings are 2-1 against the spread in those games against the Bears. Chicago outscored Minnesota 99-74 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Vikings vs Bears: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
11/16/2020 Vikings Bears -3.00 44.00 -167 +145 385-149 MIN 19-13 MIN
12/29/2019 Bears Vikings -4 36 -220 +190 337-300 CHI 21-19 CHI
9/29/2019 PUSH Bears -0 38.5 -107 +-107 269-222 CHI 16-6 CHI
12/30/2018 N/A Vikings N/A N/A N/A N/A 332-164 CHI 24-10 CHI
11/18/2018 N/A Bears N/A N/A N/A N/A 308-268 CHI 25-20 CHI

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Vikings and their opponents have combined to score an average of 48.3 points in their last three games, 9.8 more than the 38.5 over/under in this matchup.
  • Minnesota is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 straight up in their last three outcomes.
  • The over has been kind to Minnesota. They have gone over the total two times in the last three contests.
  • The Bears total over the last three games is 2.2 points greater than the 38.5 over/under listed for this matchup.
  • Chicago has struggled to cover lately, going 1-2 against the spread and 0-3 straight up over the last three contests.
  • Chicago has gone under the total two times in their last three outcomes.

Injury Report

Vikings: No Injuries Listed

Bears: No Injuries Listed


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